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. now, investigators some new information that's leading them to a home in suburban detroit. >>> and it's one of the most famous paintings in the whole world. now, the mona lisa might have a twin. a new group claims da vinci created another version of mona. newsroom starts now. >>> good morning to you, thank you so much for joining us. i'm carol costello. >>> nfl fans along national night nair is finally over, the regular referees coming back on the field, starting with tonight's browns/ravens game. the tipping point to reach a deal between the league and the refs may have indeed been that botched call at the end of monday night's football game. cnn's jason carle is outside the nfl's offices. good morning, jason. >> reporter: and good morning to you. that call on monday night set all things in motion, 17 hours of negotiation going on in tuesday, more negotiating going on until midnight last night, about when both sides came to this agreement, made the announcement they reach this agreement, fans are very happy about, the rest really making now the a good way in terms of what was reached
digging in detroit. this is a live picture. investigators will dig under that driveway and take a coarse sample to determine if any human remains are down there. the home is in roseville, michigan. they got a credible tip a body was buried there around the time hoffa went missing. hoffa's disappearance is one of those bizarre mysteries and years later remains firmly planted in pop culture. >> jimmy hoffa, the mafia backed union guy remained unvowed despite the efforts of kennedy. >> the justice department has plenty on you, mr. hoffa. >> you don't impress me, i don't need $3 million and my brother elected president will whop your -- >> and anti-hero was born and many believed the mafia killed hoffa and buried his body under the former giants' stadium until they eventually dug it up and built a new stadium, no body and no hoffa. they removed floorboards in 2002 to find traces of his blood, no go. in 2006, they raised a michigan horse barn, no hoffa. today, in roseville, michigan, police will dig up a riveway. >> kill the bill! kill the bill! >> hoffa's son, james, is now president of the
, and sell from there, we won't tax you. but if do you it here or in detroit, then we're going to tax the heck out of you and that's just wrong and something that romney wants to fix and obama doesn't. >> kevin, i'm canadian, we come from a country with low corporate tax rate. i'm not -- you know i'm not arguing with your premise. >> right. >> i do not dispute 12 million jobs can be created in four years. i'm wondering how fast you can turn this around and here's the added thing. lot of the forecasts about how fast the u.s. economy is going to grow next year and the year after have to do with, you know, some of this uncertainty that i hammer away on on my show and some of this ill-functioning congress, some of it's got to do with those storm clouds from europe. >> sure, it absolutely does. europe is a big problem, but i kind of would ask you, what is barack obama doing about europe? what's his policy on that? i think that he's not really been a leader on economic policy and has created a lot more uncertainty. governor romney would be a leader. you mentioned you're from canada. i think
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was expected to meet with detroit mobster and a new jersey labor leader. well, according to urban legends, the one-time union tough guy is buried somewhere from giants stadium to the florida everglades, under gm headquarters or maybe in cement in freeways from new york to detroit. well, now the seemingly and never-ending search for hoffa is taking police to the driveway of an unassuming house in roseville, michigan, just outside of detroit. today they drilled through the pavement under a shed and took a soil sample to see if any human remains are there. james berlin is the police chief. chief, what was found? >> today there was no discernible human remains in the samples we brought up. but we're going to have that tested by a forensic anthropologist at michigan state university to see if there are any evidence of human remains in the samples. >> okay. so what led you all to this driveway in the first place? what was it about a tipsters advice that seemed credible enough to you? >> well, we had an individual come forward who claimed he witnessed a body being enturned in ts location 35 some
took action. when detroit was in trouble, president obama saved the auto industry, and saved a million jobs. seven presidents before him, republicans and democrats, tried to expand health care to all americans. president obama got it done. he made a historic investment to lift our nation's public schools and expanded pel grants so that more young people could afford college. and because he knows that we don't have an ounce of talent to waste, the president took action to lift the shadow of deportation from a generation of young, law-behindi inin inin ii students called dreamers. and now we need to make a choice, a choice that maybes it where millionaires can pay less, or a country where everybody pays their fair share, so that we can reduce the deficit and create the jobs of the future. it is a choice between a nation that slashes funding for our schools and guts pel grants, or a nation that invests more in education. and it is a choice between a politician who rewards companies that ship american jobs overseas, or a leader who brings jobs back home. this is the choice before us. and t
featuring joe biden tomorrow in detroit, this u-haul truck was stolen. that's coming from the u.s. secret service. i'm going to read just a quote from a spokesman -- "a u-haul that we were utilizing was stolen at the weston hotel overnight." that's from ed donovan with the secret service. they are not saying what was actually inside the truck, so we're unclear about that, but the secret service representative is saying this shouldn't interfere with biden's event tomorrow in downtown detroit. >> that's an unusual development. we don't hear that very much. let's talk, shannon, about what expectations barack obama needs to meet at the democratic convention. >> reporter: yeah, in a lot of ways, his charge is different from mitt romney's last week in tampa. mitt romney had to introduce himself to a lot of people who don't know him, but the president obviously is well known, as you mentioned right off the top. his case, his charge is to make the case for re-election. you can expect for a lot of the speakers to come out and talk about all of the things that the administration has done for the ec
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stadium. they looked for blood stains on the floor boards of an old detroit home. hoffa's middle name was riddle and so is trying to pinpoint why his fate captivates so many people. >> he was a negotiator and powerful and combined that with his mysterious disappearance and the connection with the underworld and the mob. >> reporter: so, now, the question is, will police crack this case or will it remain an unsolved mystery? susan candiotti, cnn, roseville, michigan. >>> more engine trouble for the boeing 787 dreamliner. federal plane inspectors have found a second engine problem on another dreamliner. the aircraft had not yet flown when investigators identified the trouble. the national transportation safety board says it is investigating the problems. >>> all right, today, a portion of one of the busiest freeways in america closed. motorists in los angeles are being advised to stay away one more time from a ten-mile stretch of the 405 through the sepulveda pass during construction. joining me, construction behind you, no traffic, again, behind you. this second time around for so-call
a decisive battle for the city. >>> and investigators at a detroit area, yesterday, acting on a claim that a man saw a body buried there around the same time that jimmy hoffa disappeared. by the way, 37 years ago that was, they dug up soil samples, and their first impression, not encouraging. >> we took two separate samples, all the samples basically just looked like murky, muddy earth. because of that, there is really no discernible remains visible. >> and police will check the soil samples anyway. we should know on monday what the analysis turns up, we'll let you know. >>> and jimmy hoffa's disappearance is still an open case. and every few years, a new clue comes up that re-energyizes the search, and the legend actually grows with time. more on the story. >> reporter: jimmy hoffa, the mafia-backed union leader in the era of robert kennedy. played in the movie, hoffa by jack nicholson. >> and my brother elected president -- >> but in 1975. hoffa disappeared, an american anti-hero was born. many believe the mafia killed hoffa and buried his body under the former giant's stadium, unti
for jimmy hoffa restarting today. authorities digging into a driveway outside of detroit doing this on a tip, could the result this time be different than all those other past times? we'll ask the author of "the hoffa wars" who has spoken to the current tipster. >>> from the red line to red tag sales. iran's president enjoying what new york city has to offer and sending his people out on a discount shopping spree. >> you've got to be kidding me. >>> plus, a pizza party just for people 21 and over. a pizza place serving pie with toppings soaked in booze. this exists on earth. >> all right. but first, the king dethroned which rapper just passed elvis presley's billboard milestone? so the answer, folks, may surprise you. why not take a day to explore your own backyard? with two times the points on travel, you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male annou
was buried under a suburban detroit shed around the time hoffa disappeared. >>> today, ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america closed. people in los angeles are calling it car mugedden two. will it live up to that name? last summer, drivers went through a similar closure on the 405. it went smoothly because most drivers actually tried to avoid the 405. are they doing it again this year? lots of construction activity behind you, but thankfully, no, i guess, traffic tie-ups anywhere. >> we actually just got an update from the l.a. fire department and the organizations that are running this construction. we're actually hearing that so far, there aren't any major massive delays anywhere in the los angeles area. it does appear that people are listening to the public warning to try to stay at home. i'm going to quote the fire chief here and she actually said that carmageddon so far is an excellent sequel. what is happening behind me is what is referred to as carmageddon. the nation's busiest stretch of freeway. there's a ten-mile stretch that is shut down. if you have ever driven
to be made. >> 125,000 people are still without power. later we'll talk with mitch landrieu. >>> the detroit police looking for the man in this surveillance photo, considered a person of interest in connection with the theft of vice president joe biden's uhaul. it was stolen sunday near a detroit hotel and since been recovered. it contained portable metal detectors for biden's labor day speech yesterday. today is the day despite warnings from the pentagon, the book "no easy day." a s.e.a.l.'s act of the raid of osama bin laden will hit store shelves. release date was moved up from september 11th and the pentagon already worried about loose lips threatened legal action against the author. they say he violated an agreement not to divulge military secret. to say nothing of the code of the s.e.a.l.s to keep their mission secret. >> but it's the violation part that's going to get him in serious legal trouble i'm sure. this year many of the rising stars in the democratic side aren'tn capitol hill, they are from city hall. more than a half dozen mayors scheduled to speak in charlotte. and one is ph
in to cnn. local reports out of the detroit area say an officer has been shot and killed in a standoff with a gunman who was barricaded in the detroit suburb of west bloomfield township. we're being told by our detroit affiliate that police have closed off roads in the area. we have no other details available right now. we are monitoring the situation and will bring you updates throughout the morning. >>> sad news on the campaign trail. a veteran police officer who was part of the security detail escorting president obama's motorcade, he has died after a tragic accident. >> at approximately 4:40 p.m. today, officer bruce saint laurent was involved in a motor vehicle accident during the presidential motorcade. officer saint laurent was transferred to st. mary's hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. officer saint laurent was a 20-year veteran of the jupiter police department, 18 years as a motor officer and his family has been notified. >> a pickup truck hit officer bruce saint laurent's motorcycle on i-95 in west palm beach. president obama says his thoughts and prayers are
that's really big in ohio is this auto rescue. and mitt romney said let detroit go bankrupt. barack obama said we're not going to let this iconic industry die, we're going to save it. and consequently, ohio's economy is benefiting, and the people of ohio recognize that. >> we heard a lot from the republicans in tampa this weekend, laying out their platform. we'll hear the democrats' platform in full next week, but we did get a peek last month from newark's mayor, cory booker, co-chairing the democrats' platform committee. i want you to listen to this. >> we now must stand as democrats, we must stand for the middle class and expanding opportunity for all americans. we must stand for equality and inclusion. and whether you are a single mother here in detroit, whether you are a gay man in san francisco, whether you are a blue collar worker in newark, new jersey, this is the party for you, and we must stand for your rights and for your values and your american dream, too. >> a bit of a look at the platform there, platform that you say is starkly different from the gop. what would you sa
digging at this home just outside of detroit just this morning. the investigators have taken a few samples to determine if there may be any human remains buried here and all because of a tip, a tip that came from a man who had this information for the last 37 years and an author and an expert on hoffa gave us this insight about the tipster on early start. >> he is a gambler who had aiona book maker in detroit who was working with tony giacalone. what's interesting is tony giacalone is one of the two people jimmy hoffa was supposed to meet. >> he tel cnn he thinks the tip is credible although he is not convinced they jimmy hoffa's body. memo. there have been tips before that have been considered credible and turned out to be nothing. ove onto this. a man that allegedly made the anti-islam video caused a real bunch of problems around the world. blamed for the deadly protests in the muslim world and now he is under arrest. it is official. nakoula basseley nakoula is accused of violating his own pration fr check fraud conviction that he got two years ago. the judge said no bail for you. the ju
's worked for ford at this parts plant outside detroit for 16 years. he's a member of the united auto workers union, but he thinks giving unions more power by changing the state constitution is a bad idea. especially in a state with high unemployment that's trying to attract newbusinesses. >> no corporation's going to want to come to michigan. it's going to guarantee an adverse aerial relationship right from the minute they come into the state. >> vote yes. >> reporter: both sides are getting support from outside the state, flooding the airways with commercials. >> don't let them hijack our constitution. >> reporter: dawson bell has been covering michigan politics for the "detroit free press" for 30 years. he thinks that after losing in wisconsin, the pressure is on unions. >> the labor movement recognizes that they need a win in michigan really badly, and on the other hand, if they don't get it, it's going to send a very, very strong signal. so everybody, you know, everybody who's got a dog in this fight anywhere in the country is interested in the outcome here. >> company i work for
romney say? you all know this, he said let detroit go bankrupt. in strong -- in strong contrast, president obama took action. putting together a rescue team, demanding real change and real sacrifice from everyone involved. from management, from labor, from suppliers, from debt-holders, from dealers. everybody involved. it was not universally popular, but it was absolutely right. president obama's strong leadership saved a million jobs. since june of 2009, this industry has added a quarter of a million jobs. and the auto industry is thriving again. these are good, middle class jobs, in glass, in plastics, in steel. jobs making things for an economy built to last. and mitt romney's record? at bain capital, the corporate buyout firm he founded, too often has made their money not by building companies up, but by taking them apart. and too often, the workers ended up in the streets, even as mitt romney and his partners made millions of dollars. because of president obama's moral courage and leadership, america's auto industry is roaring again, leading the american economic recovery.
day campaigning in detroit. a u-haul truckloaded with equipment for a vp event was stolen this weekend right outside a detroit hotel. biden speaks at a labor day rally after marching in a parade. he had scheduled to speak in charlotte. that is scheduled for thursday. >>> from wall street to north carolina. occupy protesters take to the streets ahead of the democratic national convention. we'll tell you why coming up. [ female announcer ] want to spend less and retire with more? then don't get nickle and dimed by high cost investments and annoying account fees. at e-trade, our free easy-to-use online tools and experienced retirement specialists can help you build a personalized plan. and with our no annual fee iras and a wide range of low cost investments, you can execute the plan you want at a low cost. so meet with us, or go to etrade.com for a great retirement plan with low cost investments. ♪ [ male announcer ] how could a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany? at t. rowe price, we understand
crushed. but then president obama took office and he took action. when detroit was in trouble, president obama saved the auto industry and saved a million jobs. seven presidents before him, republicans and democrats, tried to expand health care to all americans. president obama got it done. he made a historic investment to left public schools and because so that mb young people can afford college. he knows that we don't have an ounce of talent to waste, the president took action to lift the shadow of deportation from a generation of young, law-abiding immigrants called dreamers. now it's time for congress to enshrine in law the right to pursue their dreams, the only place they've ever called home, america. four years ago, america stood on the brink of a depression. despite incredib odds. and united republican opposition, our president took action. and now we've seen 4.5 million new jobs. it's a choice between a nation that slashes funding for our schools and guts pell grants and a nation that investments more in education. and a choice between a politician who rewards companies that ship
underneath the storage shed in suburban detroit. a tipster claimed a body was buri there at the time he disappeared. the samples are being sent for testing but police doubt any remains are from hoffa. >>> crazy video from florida. boca raton saks fifth avenue was the target of a gnash and grab. you see the guys run in about an hour before closing time, push over the display case, smash it with a sledgehammer and run off with all the jewelry they pick out of it. one customer hid inside a locked closet and called 911. right now, there's a $5,000 reward about information for these seuspects. >> if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. from the fda, a warning about online pharmacies. it could be fake, expired or possibly contaminated. less than 3% of online pharmacies actually meet state and federal laws. >>> speaking of medications, all of us have a few in our cabinet, unwanted, unused, probably old prescription pills. today is the day to get rid of them. you can drop them off, no questions asked, as part of the d.a. national prescription drug takeback day. check justice.gov/dea.
called let detroit go bankrupt. you know, if he had his way, devastation would have cascaded from michigan to ohio and across the nation. >> reporter: the missing context, romney never said we should abandon the auto makers. he felt bankruptcy was a better way to help them reorganize than a government bailout would be. former president bill clinton spoke about the 66 million jobs created since 1961 and which party's president's were in office for most of the growth. >> the republicans held the white house 28 years. the democrats 24. so, what's the job score? republicans 24 million, democrats 42. >> reporter: his numbers are right, but the economy is a very big force over which president's exert limited influence. sometimes they inherit good ones, sometimes bad ones. they warn of giving one party too much credit or blame. in his big address, president obama boasted about the push toward energy independence boosting production, cutting oil imports. >> today, the united states of america is less dependent on foreign oil than at anytime in the last two decades. >> it's true and he can
's no engine growl to speak of because this super car is electric. and it's not from detroit, germany or even japan. this prototype comes from a small company in croatia. they already have an order from the royal family in abu dhabi. >> so, chad myers, you got a cool million to buy one of these? >> $980,000. i don't have that either. >> tell me about it. >> have you ever driven an electric car? >> yes. >> if you ever get to vegas or some place else, find a place called pole position raceway. there are these electric go-carts. they fly. they have so much torque. it must be the way of the future because i get excited. 1,100 and some odd horsepower. >> talks about the torque vectoring control system so each wheel is controlled by a separate engine. >> yep. because when you go around a corner, the left wheel if you're going around a right corner, the left wheel has to go farther. it gives that wheel more power. it will turn the car for you. literally. like an active suspension. the right rear will spin more times than the left front will to get you around that corner. but only for a million dolla
crisis. and you know what he said -- let detroit go bankrupt. >> well, this is before she got fired up. the former michigan governor jennifer granholm and i was in the hall last night and really she electrified the crowd that was in charlotte. she was waving her arms and fist pumping and really the cheers were pretty deafening and amazing here and louder than the vice president's response and louder than the president's response and standing ovations really lit up the room. president obama and vice president joe biden are in portsmouth,h new hampshire, and we are take ak loogt-- taking a live event and we will see what the president and the vice president will say following the big convention last night. a new group is going up on the terror watch list. we will tell you who they are and what kind of threat they pose to our country. oh no, not a migraine now. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. >>>
and inclusion and whether you are a single mother here in detroit, whether you are a gay man in san francisco, whether you are a blue collar worker in newark, new jersey. this is the party for you. we must stand for your right, value and american dream, too. >> probably the most controversial plank is the one on same-sex marriage. democrats will pledge their support for marriage equality, churches, religious institutions and the work to repeal the law that only recognizes marriage as between a man and a woman. booker will deliver the platform for the democrats with his speech. he's one of the high profile speakers for next week. former president, jimmy carter, michelle obama gets her chance on the same day as carter. wednesday belongs to bill clinton. vice president biden goes on thursday right before president obama. one thing people will watch for is the post convention bump in the polls. look at the numbers. the bump has been nearly nonexistence. john mccain in 2008, john kerry in 2004 got nothing. the change coincides with the rise of cable news and the internet as news sources and the sc
in detroit and toledo who feared they would never build another american car, and today they can't build them fast enough because we reinvented a dying auto industry that's back on the top of the world. i've worked with business leaders who are bringing jobs back to america. not because our workers make less pay, but because we make better products. because we work harder and smarter than anyone else. i sign trade agreements that are helping our companies sell more goods to millions of new customers. goods that are stamped with three proud words, "made in america." [ cheers and applause ] braktd [ crowd chanting "usa" ] and after a decade of decline, this country created over half a million manufacturing jobs in the last 2 1/2 years. and now you have a choice. we can give more tax breaks to corporations that ship jobs overseas, or we can start rewarding companies that open new plants and train new workers and create new jobs here in the united states of america. we can help big factories and small businesses double their exports. and if we choose this path we can create a million new manufact
are running even, but 56 for the president, 13-point edge in the blue collar detroit suburbs that be critical. this is the birthplace, they used to call it the birthplace of so-called reagan democrats. union households, the president's up 13 points. reagan democrats might break from their party, they're not breaking to vote for mitt romney. >> all right. thank you very much to john king. >>> the united states and china appear to be an o collision course. china has promised to investigate today after protesters swarmed u.s. ambassador's car in beijing. he got stuck in a demonstration which was technically taking place over japan's control of islands in the south china sea. it was an image which got a lot of people's attention and caused anxiety given actions we've seen in the middle east. the move in china comes as leon panetta wrapped up a very important visit. a crucial visit. he met with the future chinese president and on the agenda, the american military build up in asia, which china sees as a direct threat. and in fact, the relationship between the u.s. and its allies has become one of t
while still a junior at detroit's college for creative studies. her first attempt was a heavy 20 pound coat that took 80 hours to make and according to scott, an epic failure. >> i was like the kid with the noodle picture that came up to them like mom, don't you love what i made and they're looking at me like oh, you did such a good job, but it looks like a bodybag. that was their general sentiment after. i'm like okay, well, back to the drawing board. >> scott kept at it and soon she found a supporter in an unlikely place. general motors. john bradburn manages gm's waste reduction. he heard about scott's idea and realized that a special sound absorbent insulating material used in door cavities and other parts of gm's chevrolet malibu would be perfect for her coats. >> i said what do you think of this material. i don't even think i introduced myself. but she looked at it, said this is neat, this is good. >> now gm's leftover auto scraps are helping scott keep hundreds of homeless men and women warm this winter. not only that, scott has hired eight homeless women to make the coats, a mo
. >> remember people wanting detroit to go bankrupt. don't boo. vote. who wants to let the oil companies write the energy plan? [ booing ] >> don't boo. i'm asking you for your vote. >> reporter: some 37 million americans are eligible to vote but are not registered according to census figures, to registering people and educating them about how to vote is central to both campaigns here in wisconsin and other states where votes could be very close. >> does never need information on how to vote or need an absentee ballot. >> when you have this many people in one place, it makes registered folks a lot easier. >> reporter: that ease is also part of the appeal for voters. >> i picked up a form at the library last week. i hadn't actually done it. this is great to get it done right now. >> we've got one of the best ground games here in virginia. we registered and made contact with over 300,000 people just in the last week. 150,000 just last weekend alone. >> hi, is your voter registration up to date. >> reporter: a few days later we caught up with obama supporters in herndon, west virginia, registerin
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there are "no discernible remains in the soil samples that were taken beneath a storage shed in suburban detroit. a tipster claimed a body was there around the time the former teamster leader disappeared. the samples are being sent to michigan state university, but police doubt any remains would be from hoffa. >> can you imagine, you know, when we used to drive into new york, my mom would always point to a field just outside the meadowlands and say, that's where gjimmy hoffa was buried. >> i'm sure a lot of people pointing, jimmy hoffa is over there. interesting on cnn.com, why do people still care where jimmy hoffa is? just the made for tv story that this guy disappeared. >> kept getting whacked at the height of his career or allegedly whacked. >> yes. >> one should say. >> the perfect word. >>> all right, to baseball and a homer heard around the league, but not the one that everyone expects. homer bailey. the cincinnati reds pitcher threw a no-hitter against the pittsburgh pirates and the first for the reds since the 1980s. >>> today ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america, they're
's not right. there are people in detroit where i grew up who were born on the east side who had never even been to the west side of the city. you're talking about picking up tickets at will call. these folks are just riding the bus. they don't have a lot of resources and a lot of opportunities. what we need are more individuals to stand up to their own parties and say, that's not right. i want our guy to win. but i want our guy to win fairly. >> passionate opinions on that. a lot to talk about. president obama and mitt romney, they go face to face as american voters weigh their choice. the first of three presidential debates will be next wednesday night. watch it live on cnn, 7:00 eastern and on cnn.com as well. >>> meanwhile, as the president and mitt romney get ready for wednesday's showdown, we have learned a little inside info on how they're getting ready. senator john kerry will play the role of mitt romney when mr. obama holds his practice sessionings. and ohio senator rob portman is portraying the president during mitt romney's debate preps. >>> the pope's butler went on trial today
right now near detroit. it's an armed standoff with an accused cop killer. the west bloomfield police department confirms to cnn that one of its officers, who was shot late last night, has died. they're not naming the officer, but we know he is a 12-year veteran of the police force. he was responding to reports of gunfire in a home when the suspect turned his gun on the police. the armed suspect is now barricaded in that home. >>> power is starting to come back to millions of people who lost power in cuba. affected areas included all of havana, more than 2 million people there, cuba has an aging power grid so brief oughtages aren't unprecedented, by following a big storm a massive outage on this scale is really rare there. the west side state run newspaper blames the outage on a transmission line that feeds the western tip of the island. >>> president barack obama's numbers are looking up on two fronts this morning. his campaign says it raised more than mitt romney did in the month of august. a total of $114 million. compared to mitt romney's $111 million. more than half of that came
of jimmy hoffa focused on a home in suburban detroit. investigators plan to drill underneath the concrete driveway and test soil from the house in roseville, michigan. police say radar detected some kind of anomaly as they're calling it underneath the home. they are working off a tip from a man who claims a body was buried there at te same time the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. police say the test results should be available in the next week. >> wouldn't that be something? >>> not much is known by j.k. rowling except that it is for adults only. casual vacancy goes on sale today and it's a world away from marry and the hogwarts. her new book features sex, drugs and lots of swear words. we'll have a live report from a london book store at the bottom of the hour. >> i can't wait. he was the only boy on the girls varsity volleyball team. right? now the league has changed its mind. we'll tell you why and what happened. coming up next. he's not very h♪ ♪ to look at [ sighs ] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ and he eats like a hog [ male announcer ] the volkswagen jetta. available with advance
romney hasn't developed a sus tingt response to this question about the auto bailout. he said let detroit go bankrupt and then took credit for managing bankruptcy and then picked paul ryan as his running mate who was for the bailout. that's a consistent theme that romney doesn't have the right message. they do think they're losing. they do think because they have a strong ground game there there is still time to turn around. >> you make your point in the article that a lot of people think this thing will tighten as we get closer to election day. >> right. >> the other thing though is governor john kasich who had been promoting the ohio economic recovery even though he's a republican and trying to get mitt romney elected. romney of course has been talking down the economy because that's good for him. let's talk about that. >> yeah. that's a major complication. jim mengsed in his piece. the unemployment rate in ohio is 7.1%, in columbus it's about 6%. that's a bellwether area. stop after stop john kasich goes around the state and says ohio is booming, ohio is rocking. that gives headaches t
now from the detroit suburb of sterling heights. john, walk us through what you're finding out as well as more on this poll. >> reporter: wolf, as you noted, mitt romney was born here. he went to high school in the next county. during the republican primaries he told all the republicans across the country he was more electable, a, because of his business experience, but, b, he could put reliably blue states in red. sixteen electoral college votes but our new poll numbers suggest governor romney might have to look elsewhere. it is the defining question in a statement romney was counting on as a fall battleground. >> who do you think would do a better job of improving the economy, the republicans or democrats? >> reporter: romney was born and raised here and his father was governor and an auto industry ceo. but so far all signs point to michigan and its 16 electoral votes staying blue, in the president's column. a new cnn/orc poll shows the president with an eight-point lead statewide among likely voters and a 13-point edge in the critical detroit suburbs. >> he's pretty down to earth wh
biden was campaigning in detroit. countering the republicans' main charge against the president saying, indeed, americans are better off under this president. >> and look, folks, we know who built this country. and we know who's going to rebuild it. it's you. and instead of vilifying you, we should be thanking you. we owe you. ladies and gentlemen, you, organized labor, are one of the reasons why this is country is coming back. folks, lets me make something clear and say to the press. america is better off today than they left us when they left. and if it weren't so hot, if it weren't so hot, i'd go into detail why i say it. let me sum it up this way. you want to know whether we're better off. i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! >> said it three tiles, kate. i think he's going to say it plenty more between now and november. >> that's not the last we've heard that. >> pretty good line. >> it's a good line but democrats seem to
an -ed entitled, "let detroit go bankrupt." devastatn woule cascaded from michigan to ohio and across e nation. mitt romney never saw the point of building something when he could profit by tearing it down. if mitt w santa aus,e would fire the reindeer and mitt has so little economic patriotism that even his money needs a passport! it summers on the beaches of the cayman islands and winters on the slopes of the swiss alps! in matthew, chapter 6, verse 21, the scriptures teach us that where your treasure s, there will your hea be also. and, my friends, my friends, any man who be our president should keep both his treasure and his heart in the united states of america! [ applause ] and you know it's well past time, it's well past time for mitt romney to come clean with the american people on what he's saying about the president's poli policy from welfare to work. he's lying. as simple as that. and on his tax returns, 's hiding. you know, you have to wonder just what is so embarrassing that he's going to such great lengths to bury the truth. but whatever he's doing to avoid taxes, can it p
who wanted to let detroit go bankrupt, this president saved the auto industry and now it's coming back strong. he not only demonstrated the courage to oppose the war in iraq, as president, he showed the determination to bring our troops back home. barack obama is the kind of leader my father wrote about in "profiles in courage." he doesn't just do what's easy. he does what's hard. he does what's right. my father couldn't run for a second term. it was left to his brothers, our family and the generation they inspired to fight for the america he believed in. now it's up to a new generation. our children's generation. to carry america forward. so let me say to the young and the young at heart, barack obama is only president because you worked for him, because you believed in him. because you convinced your parents to vote for him. young people have always led america towards a brighter future. it happened in 1960. it happened in 2008. and if you show the same spirit in this election as you did in the last, i know that we'll make history again on november 6th. thank you. >> caroline kennedy
is talking about that very issue out of detroit. let's listen. >> thank you. j. >> james, he just wrapped up. he was talking about medicare and i want to talk about a couple of things, because everyone, and you and i being from new orleans and our families there and hurricane isaac that hit, and people were talking about hurricane bill here as in hurricane bill clinton and what are we expecting to hear from him? >> we are expecting to hear a very good speech. that is what i am expecting. he has been working on it. he is very fired up. he wants to help the president, and get elected again. i'm amused at the sort of republican puffery around bill clinton and it seem ts to me th they actually tried to impeach him, and maybe i'm the only one who tryied to impeach him. the republicans are going to be very, very disappointed in president clinton's speech wednesday night. >> well, back in the election in 2008 and when i covered them campaign clearly a case and certainly in south carolina where there was bad blood between president clinton and the candidate barack obama. we have since seen the emerg
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